Discourse on race and student success largely revolves around academic metrics; however, racial achievement gaps are indicators of deeper problems: a lack of racial consciousness and the presence of systemic racism. The current U.S. public school system is built on the beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes valued by white culture. In 2018, we supported teacher-led communities of practice as they designed new approaches and adopted practices rooted in equity. Build your own community of practice!
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